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This Is Northern New South Wales

11 Questions – Phil Preston

1. How long have you lived here?
7 years

2. What’s your Day job?
Coordinator of STEER Project, Firey w/ FRNSW in Mullumbimby and owner Building Partnerships

3. What’s your idea of perfect happiness?
Combining family & friends, fun, food and warmth

4. Which living person do you most admire & why?
The Quiet Achiever… the person who gives their time and energy to the community. I have met lots of those people since moving to a country town

5. Whats your greatest extravagance?

6. What do you most value in your friends?
Honesty, intensity and a phone number

7. What is your favourite memory?
12 months sailing from Sydney to Cape York (and back) w/ my family

8. What is your greatest passion?
Sport… running & cycling. I learn a lot about myself. Sometimes when I am running or riding up a hill part of me will question if I can make it. One way or the other I realise what I am truly able to achieve.

9. What’s your motto?
Accept what has been… appreciate what is… and realise what will be

10. What is your favourite thing to do in and around Byron Bay?
Whites beach on a really hot day

11. Tell us something quirky that you do that you are happy to share?
I wear tracksuit pants, socks and thongs.